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are harmless, in fact, many are good for us. >> if you're in an environment where it is too clean you could get the next infection that comes along. >> give me a deep breath. >> reporter: the doctor says our super clean life-style could be partly to blame for the rise in the number of people with allergies and asthma. >> i view the immune system as an army, and if it doesn't have anything to fight, in many cases it will fight allergens. >> dogs, cats, trees. >> reporter: she has allergies, as well as three of her friends at school. >> we can't be like a normal kid. >> reporter: recent studies give new weight to the decades-old theory that some germs help our systems, between the harmful and harmless irritants. these findings of this population shows that kids raised on cow farms had reduced risk of allergies. the findings follow a previous study in europe >> there is a link between the farming community having less of a link between the allergies, and the kids having less of them as they grow up. >> reporter: the experts say the alcohol-based sanitizers do have a place in our lives. in hospital
resident security officer eric nordstrom, these incidents paint a clear picture that the environment in libya was fragile at best and could degrade quickly. tonight four republican senators led by john mccain are demanding answers from the cia director and other top intelligence officials in what is becoming an explosive campaign issue. the state department denies it rejected requests for more security, but says house republicans cut $300 million from their security budget. tonight four weeks after the attack, the department gave its first blow by blow account of what was clearly a well organized assault, never a spontaneous demonstration as officials first claimed. brian? >> hearings tomorrow. andrea mitchell with our story. thanks. >>> from pakistan tonight a truly shocking story of brutality against a 14-year-old girl targeted for assassination by the taliban because she dared to stand up and speak out. the world is just now learning about this. and reacting to it in horror. we get our report tonight from our nbc news pakistan based correspondent amna nawaz. >> reporter: she's kno
. right now we're in an environment where there aren't a lot of companies with genuine rapid growth. but ulta salon and tractor supply, they have it in spades. they have the long-term secular growth that makes money managers salivate. they're like dogs at the dog tracks before they get the mechanical rabbit. anyway. let's start with ulta. here is a company that has 489 stores in 45 states. and we know these stores are doing very well, or at least in the united states. how do we know this? in the latest quarter ulta posted a 9.3% increase in same store sales. ulta plans to open 100 new stores this year, increasing told footage by 22%. that's what these managers are looking for. you might think that kind of expansion can't be sustained for very long. you'd be wrong. ulta believes they can have a 1,200 locations in the united states, that's a 45% increase in the current store cap. that's what these managers like. that means the company still has a very long runway for growth and it's why investors have been lapping up the stock all year. until it gets near that target of stores, i thin
stop driving home here, owning expensive stocks risky in an environment when chipotle could be down 100 points. remember that day? that day changed my mind. rain in the risk, even if it means the reward will be crimped. unlike the movies, in real life, greed is bad. michael douglas and more importantly kirk douglas are huge fans of the show. i met them, i'm not kidding and i can just say as a kirk douglas fan, that's as great as it gets. i would link kirk's book if this were amazon, but it's a tv show. safeway meeting reports on thursday. so many -- this is the quarter. anyway so many people have tried to call the bottom in the stock, and all they have is thousands of shopping cartwheel rots on their backs. i'm thinking safeway will be like the checkout line, ten points or less. whole foods, not even that expensive when you factor in the growth rate. a re-enactment of safeway's quarter. okay. now, after the close thursday and this j.b. hunt transport, the trucking company, i don't spend enough time talking about how the truckers are doing. i'm used to the poor performance of a group i d
to provide an environment that makes people want to stay and not feel like that you are continually just taken to the bank every time. >> it was a tough thing for the officers to have to take a 10% pay cut. >> reporter: a riff opened between city hall and the police department a couple years ago when the mayor began pushing pension reform to get the city budget into the black. officers felt city hall was making them scapegoats for bad budgeting decisions. >> you mention ntd past you consider yourself also part of the problem because as a city council member when the bargaining unit approached the city, you voted to authorize whatever increases in pay and benefits. >> i agree. there's plenty of blame to go around, and i voted for a lot of contracts that i wish i could do over. >> now the city has to find a new police chief with the department suffering from record low morale and perhaps hundreds of officers wanting to leave the force for other cities. >> coming in, of a difficult battle to try and get it steered straight. >> it's a tough sell to bring in a qualified police chief to lead t
environment has pushed boat loads of investors with fixed incomes out of stocks. where does it end? there is a limit of the funds available for stocks. some investors will continue to hold cash. do you see future downward pressure on stocks as the available cash dries up? >> first, it ends for the texans on sunday night. anyway, that's an nbc gig with green bay. here's the deal. everyone's tried to looking through this issue. they all keep saying, listen, the bulb in yield is going to pop. the bubble in yield is going to pop. these companies haven't raised them the way they can. they can increase with buying back stock and increasing the price of stock. i think they will be ecstatic and saying the dividend isn't worth that much. how about if it increases dramatically like for warehouses and many companies. these are not treasury bonds, they are organic. they live. just in time for the vice presidential debate, there is a great divide on the street today. when animals attack, bulls and bears go at it again. i'm here to figure out who will win this game. i'll be right back. >>> comin
? are these resonant themes among the people who are buying stuff? >> it's been a tough economic environment for all of us. so we have been doing pretty well from a marketshare standpoint and it's really based on the innovations that we've delivered. we've brought some things to the marketplace that have markedly improved the quality of the food. i mentioned packaging technology. first was our steaming technology, the cafÉ steamers that were introduced several years ago. i believe it was 2008. healthy choice cafÉ steamers was the biggest new product of the entire industry of that calendar year. since then, those products, the steaming platform has done really well. we have recently introduced it, you just mentioned, the baked on trays. that's another packaging technology that uses smart trays, which basically allows the consumer to bake a product in the microwave in far less time than would take in the oven, with equal quality. so those kind of innovations along with moving into the desert to business on the healthy choice greek frozen yogurt have all helped strengthen that franchise. >> over the
of environment as he could. >> reporter: and who did this tragic past belong to? joe said the wealthy salesman told him his name was harvey morrow. harvey was quite chatty with joe, but one thing harvey didn't know, joe, his attentive audience, was a former police officer. and harvey's amazing story made joe's antennae buzz a little. >> the more he would talk about the loss of his wife and his boat, the more intrigued i became. >> reporter: so on his way home that night, joe took a little detour, drove by the hotel where harvey said he was staying. >> and when i drove by, i didn't find his suv at that location that he said, which i didn't think suspicious at the time. but i still, for whatever reason, drove around to see a few other hotels or motels to see if i found his vehicle. and i located his vehicle at a place called imperial inn. >> reporter: why would harvey lie about something as benign as where he was staying? when joe got home that night, he went straight to his office and turned on the computer. >> i entered harvey morrow's name on google, and i was surprised at what i had found. >
in an environment like this one where so many hedge funds are lagging the market and there's so few really hot growth stocks. these guys are fighting for the professional lives, people. they know they can't afford to have their clients ask them you moron why didn't you own google or amazon or visa or master card? what's with you with the not having the ultra salon or the tractor supply? couldn't you see sher win williams, they were plain as day? these are all hot stocks that i have highlighted this week. i believe they have been anointed by these portfolio managers, and that makes them, well, the next best thing to unstoppable. obviously if it's a really bad market, it won't matter. i'm going to stay focused on all the hot list between now and the last week of december, and that brings me to two new ones. we have two last -- the last anointed names to round out the series. these are two smoking biotech stocks that have been rallying like crazy. first one is alexion, and that is up 56% for the year, and then there's gilead which is up 66% over the same period. alexion is an orphan drug company
operations are safe and clean for our communities and the environment. we're america's natural gas. >>> so what's the expression you should never work with kids or animals? well, take a look at what happens. this is a story involving our own kathie lee gifford. here's what happened in our fourth hour on thursday. >> puppy needs a bathy. >> oh, oh, oh. >> that's what we don't do. >> puppy took a nosedivy. >> i'm sorry, honey. i'm sorry. >> puppy's okay. >> the puppy's okay. kathie lee and hoda are on the phone right now. kathie lee, have you gotten over this? >> the puppy is okay, but i'm a wreck. >> yeah, i know. this was upsetting for you. >> this is upsetting for me. i have three dogs of my own and adore dogs and have realized what the problem was. the problem is that this dog did not want to go home with hoda. >> i'm on the phone. >> he wanted to go back. he knows hoda is looking to adopt a dog, and he -- he knows what her apartment is like, and there's no way. >> wow. >> get me away. >> hoda, looking at your reaction. you really under-react there had. >> look, i was terrified for that
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